Find and install extensions on Firefox for Android

No one has helped translate this article yet. If you already know how localizing for SUMO works, start translating now. If you want to learn how to translate articles for SUMO, please start here.

This article explains how you can install add-onsextensions on Firefox for Android from addons.mozilla.org/android or from within the Add-onsExtensions Manager in Firefox for Android.

How do I find and install add-onsextensions?

You can browse all available Firefox for Android add-onsextensions by visiting addons.mozilla.org/android. You can also discover add-onsextensions within the browser’s Add-onsExtensions Manager.

Here are the instructions for installing from the Add-onsExtensions Manager:

  1. Tap the menu button. Settings icon - address bar - Fenix

  2. Tap the IG extensions Add-onsIG extensions Extensions menu item.
  3. Tap on an add-onextension to learn more. To install it, tap on the + button.
  4. This will then show you the access that add-onextension requires.
    Tap Add to install the add-onextension.
    FenixInstallAddOn
  5. After installing the add-onextension, Firefox will give you the opportunity to enable it in private browsing. You can check mark Allow in private browsing now or enable it later (see below).
    FenixInstallAddOnFinish
  6. Tap Okay, Got it to finish.

How do I update, change options or remove add-onsextensions?

Update your add-onsextensions

When you update Firefox for Android, it will automatically update your add-onsextensions to compatible versions if they are available.

Temporary disable or remove an add-onextension

You can disable or remove add-onsextensions from the Add-onsExtensions Manager in Firefox for Android:

  1. Tap the menu button. Settings icon - address bar - Fenix

  2. Tap the IG extensions Add-onsIG extensions Extensions menu item.
  3. Under Enabled is a list of what add-onsextensions are currently active.
  4. Tap on the add-onextension you want to change.
    To disable: Toggle the Enabled slider to off.
    To uninstall: Tap the Remove button.

Here you can also view/edit Settings, Details and Permissions for the add-onextension.

Enable add-onsextensions in private browsing

Add-onsExtensions (migrated and installed) are disabled by default in private browsing. To change this setting:

  1. Tap the menu button. Settings icon - address bar - Fenix

  2. Tap the IG extensions Add-onsIG extensions Extensions menu item.
  3. Tap the add-onextension you want to change.
  4. Tap the slider next to Run in private browsing to turn it on or off.

Was this article helpful?

Please wait...

These fine people helped write this article:

Illustration of hands

Volunteer

Grow and share your expertise with others. Answer questions and improve our knowledge base.

Learn More